Dr. Ikenna Okafor

Premier Smiles

A Dental Home For All

All-on-4® Dental Implants
General Dentistry

Premier Smiles is Corpus Christi's answer for ALL your family's dental needs.

Our dedicated and compassionate team cares for families from Corpus Christi and the surrounding communities of the Coastal Bend Area.

Dr. Ikenna Okafor and his team manage all your dental needs under one roof. From cleanings and exams to implants, crowns, bridges, full mouth rehabilitation, extractions, and Invisalign, we do it all!

We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality dentistry with exceptional customer service in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.

We know your time is important, so we see patients on time so you can continue with your day.

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Premier Smiles is ranked one of the Best Dentists in Corpus Christi.

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1200 Santa Fe St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404

Mon - Thurs 8:00 to 5:00

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(361) 887-6093

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To Premier Smiles in Corpus Christi, Texas

We Care

At Premier Smiles we understand that everyone’s dental health is unique to them and we pride ourselves in providing personalized dental care. Our A+ team goes above and beyond for each of our patients – take a look at our reviews!

We get to know our patients and their families. You’re not just a number at Premier Smiles, you’re family too.

Emergency Services

You never know when a dental emergency will happen, but you can rest assured that Premier Smiles has you covered. We see emergency patients within 24 hours of your call and we always follow up to make sure you’re doing good.

We are proud of what we do and our reviews confirm it.

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Are your old teeth causing your more discomfort than they’re helping?


If you feel pain in your teeth or they’re just not doing the job anymore, Premier Smiles can help. We restore old dental work, missing or decaying teeth with procedures such as dental implants or any one of the many restorative treatments we offer.

Are you happy with what you see when you smile in the mirror?


Cosmetic dentistry addresses the dental issues that bother you when you look in the mirror. Dr. Ikenna Okafor and the experienced Corpus Christi team at Premier Smiles have a comprehensive list of cosmetic treatments to get you the smile you always wanted.

Looking for a dentist who can handle all your family’s dental needs? 


Dr. Ikenna Okafor and his friendly Corpus Christi team at Premier Smiles is the dental team you’re looking for. From cleanings and fillings, to Invisalign and dental implants, Premier Smiles can do it all under one roof.

Financing available!

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our services


Dental implants are the permanent way to replace your teeth. Implants can replace one, several, or all your teeth. Schedule an appointment at Premier Smiles for your FREE dental implant consultation.

  • All-on-4®
  • Full-mouth dental implants
  • Single dental implants
  • Teeth in a day
  • Implant supported bridges
  • Implant supported dentures
  • Permanent dentures
  • Overdentures


Cosmetic dentistry addresses the issues that bother you when you look in the mirror such as: chips, discoloration, misalignment, and spacing. Our cosmetic treatments can be combined to create your custom smile.

  • Porcelain veneers
  • Full/partial dentures
  • Porcelain crowns
  • Teeth whitening
  • Composite restorations
  • Onlays
  • Tooth reshaping
  • Gum reshaping
  • Straightening
  • Dental bridges
  • Smile makeover


The health of your body begins with your mouth. The ability to chew nutritious foods properly, healthy gums, and attractive teeth all contribute to how we feel both inside and outside. With regular visits to Premier Smiles, we can keep your smile healthy and catch the little things that, without early detection, become bigger problems down the road.  

  • Cleanings
  • Periodontal laser therapy
  • Examinations
  • Fluoride treatments 
  • Oral cancer screenings
  • Wisdom tooth extractions
  • Root canals
  • Digital X-rays
  • Home care

& more!

At Premier Smiles every patient is treated like family and we care for patients of all ages, from pediatric for children to restorations for adults.

The oral health of all our patients – young and old – is our top priority and we understand that some patients have a fear of the dentist. We are committed to providing exceptional care in a calm and comfortable environment for our patients, which is why we offer sedation dentistry for our more anxious patients. 

  • Invisalign
  • Periodontic
  • Pediatric
  • Orthodontics
  • Sedation dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Mouth guards
  • Oral surgery
  • Dental restorations
  • Traditional dentures
  • Sealants
  • Latest dental technology
  • Second opinions

your dentist

Ikenna Okafor, DDS

Premier Smiles has been caring for the families of Corpus Christi, Texas for over 24 years. In July 2017, Dr. Ikenna Okafor took over the office and is committed to the same standard of dental excellence performed in a soothing atmosphere.

Dr. Okafor started primarily as a general dentist and has grown to become one of Corpus Christi’s predominate cosmetic and restorative dentists, with hundreds of dental implant procedures under his belt.

Dr. Okafor is passionate about providing quality dentistry to all, proven through his charitable works, traveling around the globe volunteering his dental expertise in impoverished countries.

Dr. Okafor is currently serving in the Texas National Guard.

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Don’t just take it from us, see what our patients are saying.

patient reviews

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Such a friendly and accommodating staff in an upbeat office environment. They make you feel right at home and work effortlessly to accommodate your schedule. Most of all they provide quality dental work that I would highly recommend.
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Been going to Premier Smiles for about 18 years. Great people, great service!
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I had a broken tooth that needed to be pulled...FAST! It was extremely painful. I called, set an appt and was seen the same day. Everyone was friendly, professional, knowledgeable and very comforting. Since then they have followed up with and made sure I was healing well. They are wonderful!!
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Awesome team and very kind and knowledgeable Dr. "O" is outstanding. They have the warmest atmosphere and I appreciate that. My appointments have been readily available and beyond to include same day for extractions. I am very happy to have found Premier Smile and would highly recommend.
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Great staff and great customer service.
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Love me some Dr.O! And Katy and Marilyn♥️Thank you for getting us in! My husband is afraid of dentist in general.. and they put you at ease here and explain and educate the whole way. They are very welcoming and We love it here!
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The absolute best experience I have ever had at a Dentist! The staff is very welcoming and the office feels very homey. Can’t wait to go back!
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Dr Okafor and his staff are outstanding. The entire staff from the front office, to his dental assistants. Dr. "O" is a fabulous dentist. From fillings to crowns or what ever you need. He really cares about his patients and he is an artist when it comes to teeth.
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This was my first visit to Premier Smiles and so I felt apprehensive. However, I was put at ease by the professional treatment I received from the staff. I especially appreciated the time Dr. Okafor spent explaining the proposed procedure and answering my questions.
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The best dental team in Corpus Christi! Dr. Okafor and Alyssa are the best! They take care of you, make you feel welcomed and at home! Highly, highly recommend!

Are you ready to smile?

Premier Smiles offers FREE consultations.
Schedule your appointment today and see what Dr. Ikenna Okafor can do for you!

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